On the nature and treatment of stomach and urinary diseases: being an inquiry into the connexion of diabetes, calculus, and other affections of the kidney and bladder, with indigestion.

London: John Churchill, 1840. 8vo. [3], [6], 483, [1] pp., plus 4 pages of publisher's adverstisements. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary green cloth wth gilt letters on spine, lower hinge weakened. Item #4165

First edition. Prout was among the first to divided food components into fats, carbohydrates and proteins. This work led to his discovery that the gastric juice contains free hydrochloric acid.

Price: $175.00

See all items in Medicine
See all items by